“Specialists of the Municipal Economy Complex have begun arranging winter infrastructure facilities,” said Petr Biryukov. 150 open and 63 all-season”.
The Deputy Mayor said that work has already begun on freezing artificial ice on prepared sites. Skating rinks will open in each administrative district. The surface has already been prepared for the creation of skating rinks with a natural surface, and after stable low temperatures are established in the city, specialists will start pouring. The total area of skating rinks with natural ice will be over 865,000 square meters.
The leader in the number of natural skating rinks will be the south of the city, there will be 182 of them. The second place – 41 skating rinks less – is the northeast. In the South-Western district – 138, and in the East – 124. In the center of Moscow, two skating rinks will operate on natural reservoirs – Chistye and Patriarch’s ponds. The Deputy Mayor recalled that all the skating rinks will be equipped with the necessary infrastructure – lighting, rental and first aid points, changing rooms and toilets, food points.
Recall that the largest skating rink with artificial turf will open at VDNKh on November 26. And the largest natural skating rink is in Sokolniki.